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May 1, 2021 Cathal Brennan
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2021 marks 100 years since the creation of Northern Ireland.  To discuss this, and the events that led up to the partition of Ireland, we were joined by Dr. Cormac Moore.  Moore is a historian in residence with Dublin City Council.  His previous works include The GAA vs. Douglas Hyde, The Irish Soccer Split, and his most recent work, Birth of the Border - The impact of partition in Ireland. On this episode of the Irish History Show we discussed the Home Rule Crisis of 1912 - 1914; proposals...
Topics: Ireland, Border, Partition, Government of Ireland Act, Anglo - Irish Treaty, Cormac Moore, Irish...
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Jan 28, 2021 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the Irish History Show we discussed the upcoming commemorations in 2021 for the Decade of Centenaries. 2021 will mark the centenary of many important events in Irish history such as the Truce, the founding of Northern Ireland and the Anglo – Irish Treaty.
Topics: Irish History, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Anglo - Irish Treaty, The Truce, War of Independence
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Dec 22, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the Irish History Show we were joined by Dr. Laura McAtackney and Dr. Brian Hanley to discuss the controversies surrounding the Decade of Centenaries. Dr. Laura McAtackney is an associate professor in the Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies at Aarhus University in Denmark. In her work she explores the historical and contemporary archaeologies of institutions and colonialism of post conflict Northern Ireland. Some of her previous work includes Walling in and Walling...
Topics: Laura McAtackney, Brian Hanley, Irish History, Sinn Féin, Decade of Centenaries, Ireland, History
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Dec 15, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the Irish History Show we discussed the Kilmichael Ambush. The Kilmichael Ambush occurred on the 28th of November 1920 when a flying column of the IRA, led by Tom Barry, ambushed a company of the Auxiliary Division of the Royal Irish Constabulary. The Auxiliaries lost 17 members in the engagement, including one who had escaped and was subsequently captured and killed. We also looked at the career of Tom Barry. Hi service with the British Army in the First World War, his...
Topics: Irish History, Ireland, Cork, Tom Barry, Kilmichael, IRA, Auxiliaries, RIC, War of Independence,...
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Dec 5, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the Irish History Show we were joined by Mike Chinoy to discuss his new book,  Are You With Me? Kevin Boyle and the rise of the Human Rights Movement , published by Lilliput Press. Kevin Boyle was one of the founders of People’s Democracy in Queens University Belfast and was one of the leading figures in the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland. As a human rights lawyer he embraced causes such as freedom of speech and expression, anti – apartheid, gay rights and the...
Topics: Irish History, Ireland, Civil Rights, NICRA, Northern Ireland, Mike Chinoy, Kevin Boyle, UN, Mary...
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Nov 8, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the Irish History Show, we looked at the Middle East and the Brtish Empire in the period after the First World War.  We discussed how the British Empire dealt with their new mandates in the region and how their dealing with these countries parralled and contrasted with their treatment of Ireland during Ireland's War of Independence.  We looked at issues such as the use of military forces to suppress rebellions, political initiatives, reprisals, attitudes towards sovereignty...
Topics: Middle East, Irish History, Black and Tans, Palestine, Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Colonialism, Oil, Sykes -...
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Oct 28, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the show we were joined by Dr. Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc to discuss the historic East Clare by – election of 1917. The by – election was held on the 10th of July 1917 following the death of the incumbent MP, Willie Redmond of the Irish Parliamentary Party. The by – election saw the leader of Sinn Féin, Éamon de Valera, face Patrick Lynch of the Irish Parliamentary Party. The Home Rulers had held the seat since it was first created in 1885. Sinn Féin ended up winning the...
Topics: Éamon de Valera, Sinn Féin, Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc, Patrick Lynch, Irish Parliamentary Party,...
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Oct 28, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the show we were joined by Dr. Brian Hanley to discuss his recent article for Irish Historical Studies entitled ‘The Irish and the Jews have a good deal in common’: Irish republicanism, anti-Semitism and the post-war world. In the episode we discuss the Irish Jewish Community, casual anti – Semitism in Ireland in this period, Irish republican attitudes towards Jews, the relationship between Jews and Irish republicanism outside Ireland and British and unionist conspiracy...
Topics: Brian Hanley, Irish History Show, Anti - Semitism, Judaism, Blueshirts, Bolshevism, Robert Briscoe,...
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Oct 28, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the show we were joined by Mick O’Reilly. Mick’s recently published autobiography ‘From Lucifer to Lazarus – A life on the left,’ is now available. Mick talked about his lifetime of activism as a socialist and trade union official. Intro / Outro music “Sliabh” from Aislinn. Licensed under creative commons from the free music archive.
Topics: Mick O'Reilly, Irish History Show, Socialism, Communism, Communist Party of Ireland, Trade...
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Oct 28, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the show we were joined by Michael Foley to discuss his book, The Bloodied Field, about the events in Croke Park on the 21st of November 1920. That day would become known as Bloody Sunday. On that morning, the IRA killed or mortally wounded 16 people in a co – ordinated series of assassinations directed against British intelligence officers in Dublin. That afternoon Dublin were due to play Tipperary in a challenge match in Croke Park. British troops, the Royal Irish...
Topics: Michael Foley, Irish History Show, Croke Park, Bloody Sunday, Ireland, Dublin, Irish History, War...
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Aug 11, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the Irish History Show we were joined by Alan Kinsella of the Irish Election Literature Blog. Alan talked about how he began collecting material relating to elections and referenda as a child and how this led to a lifetime of accumulating Irish political ephemera. Alan also discussed his new podcast “The Others” dealing with small political parties and single issue campaigns over the years. We also discussed some of the more unusual candidates and parties that have graced...
Topics: Irish History Show, Irish History, Irish Politics, Alan Kinsella, Elections, Referenda
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Jul 15, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the Irish History Show we were joined by Dr. Marion McGarry and Dr. Fiona Gallagher to discuss the 1832 Cholera epidemic in Sligo and how it influenced Bram Stoker's writing of Dracula. https://www.drmarionmcgarry.com/ https://drfionagallagher.weebly.com/
Topics: Marion McGarry, Fiona Gallagher, Bram Stoker, Dracula, Sligo, Cholera, 1832, Stoker Society
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Jul 1, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the Irish History Show, we were joined by Dr. Gareth Mulvenna to discuss his research into the Tartan Gangs, the Red Hand Commando and his upcoming biography of the PUP’s Billy Hutchinson. Gareth is the author of  Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries: The Loyalist Backlash . His podcast,  Hidden Histories of the Northern Ireland Troubles , is available on most podcast platforms and his blog is available here: https://gmulvenna.wordpress.com/
Topics: UVF, The Troubles, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Gareth Mulvenna, Loyalist, Irish History, Tartan...
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Jun 2, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the Irish History Show we were joined by Dr. Pádraig Lenihan of NUI Galway to discuss the 1689 Irish Parliament. The Patriot, or Jacobite, Parliament was called by King James II during the 1689 to 1691 war in Ireland. It was the first Irish Parliament called since 1666 and held only one session, from 7 May 1689 to 20 July 1689. We discussed the grievances felt by the Catholic population over land ownership and penal laws; the role of James’ Lord Deputy, the Earl of...
Topics: Dublin, Irish History, Pádraig Lenihan, Jacobite, Patriot Parliament, Ireland, Williamite Wars,...
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Jun 2, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the Irish History Show, we are joined by Dr. Ida Milne to discuss the Spanish Flu and its effects on Ireland in 1918 and 1919. The Spanish Flu, and related infections from pneumonia, claimed 23,000 lives and infected some 800,000 people in Ireland over a 12-month period. Previous episodes of the show are available here  http://irishhistoryshow.ie/
Topics: Spanish Flu, Ireland, Ida Milne, Pandemic, WW1, World War 1
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May 21, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the Irish History Show we are joined by author and researcher Dr. Conor McCabe. We looked at recent Irish economic history from the Celtic Tiger to the 2008 banking collapse. We also looked at the decade of austerity in the wake of the 2008 crash and Conor talked about what possible effects the Covid 19 pandemic could have on the Irish economy.  The Irish History Show is presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney.  Previous episodes of the show are available at ...
Topics: Conor McCabe, Cathal Brennan, John Dorney, Irish History, Economy, Celtic Tiger, Austerity, Covid...
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May 10, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 53 of the Irish History Show presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode we are joined by Dr. Pádraig Lenihan from the National University of Ireland, Galway to talk about Sieges in 17th Century Ireland. We talk about the evolution in sieges in the 17th century; new tactics employed by combatants; how cities and towns improved their defensive measures to cope with new munitions developed by attacking armies; the effects on the civilian populations; disease and lack of...
Topics: Padraig Lenihan, Irish History, Siege Warfare, Oliver Cromwell, Drogheda, Derry, Clonmel, Limerick,...
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May 10, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 54 of the Irish History Show presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode we are joined by Dr. Brian Hanley to discuss Republicans and Crime. We look at the law and order situations in Ireland before the revolutionary period and how the War of Independence meant that the Royal Irish Constabulary and Dublin Metropolitan Police were unable to maintain law and order as the war progressed. As police barracks were abandoned or destroyed the Republican Movement aimed to fill...
Topics: Brian Hanley, Irish History, IRA, Irish Repubican Police, Dáil Éireann, RIC, Crime, Anglo - Irish...
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Apr 14, 2020 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode we discuss Deputy John Jinks and his role in the short lived fifth Dáil. Despite lasting just 98 days, it was one of the most historic. As Fianna Fáil agreed to drop abstentionism and take their seats in the Dáil, the parliamentary arithmetic meant that a new government was possible. With a Labour / National League coalition agreed, with support from Fianna Fáil, W.T. Cosgrave’s administration looked set to fall. John Jinks was about to throw a spanner in the works. An...
Topics: Irish History, History, Dáil, Ireland, Sligo, Cumann na nGaedheal, Fianna Fáil, W.T. Cosgrave,...
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On this episode of the Irish History Show, John Dorney talks to Dr. Brian Hanley about his new book "The impact of the Troubles on the Republic of Ireland, 1968–79 Boiling Volcano?"  This is the first book to examine in detail the impact of the Northern Irish Troubles on southern Irish society. This study vividly illustrates how life in the Irish Republic was affected by the conflict north of the border and how people responded to the events there. It documents popular mobilization...
Topics: Brian Hanley, John Dorney, Ireland, The Troubles, Section 31, IRA, Northern Ireland, Loyalists,...
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Oct 21, 2018 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the Irish History Show, John Dorney discusses Michael Collins with Irish - American historian Joe Connell.
Topics: Irish History Show, John Dorney, Joe Connell, Joseph E. A, Connell, Michael Collins, Irish History,...
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Sep 3, 2018 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 41 of the Irish History Show presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney.  The Twelfth (also called the Glorious Twelfth) is a Protestant celebration held on 12 July. It began during the late 18th century in Ulster. It celebrates the Glorious Revolution (1688) and victory of Protestant king William of Orange over Catholic king James II at the Battle of the Boyne (1690), which began the Protestant Ascendancy in Ireland. On and around the Twelfth, large parades are held by the Orange...
Topics: Ireland, Northern Ireland, Irish History, Ulster, Unionism, Orange Order, Loyalism, King Billy,...
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Jan 28, 2016 Cathal Brennan
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The Irish Citizen Army by Brian Hanley The Irish Citizen Army was a trade union militia was founded in the 1913 Lockout. Brian will discuss its role in the insurrection of 1916, its socialist and feminist credentials and its legacy on Irish republicanism. Lecture 1 in a series of 8 historical lectures on 1916 by the People's College and the Irish Story website.
Topics: Brian Hanley, Irish History, Irish Citizen Army, 1916, Easter Rising, Socialism, James Connolly
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Jan 19, 2015 Cathal Brennan
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Moll by John B. Keane was the first production of the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology's Drama Society.  The play was performed in the SFX Theatre in Sherrard Street in Dublin on the 25th March 2000 as part of the Irish Student Drama Association festival.  The play was directed by Maureen O'Connell and Aidan Power and produced by Cathal Brennan.  Unfortunately, the recording only covers the first act and the first few minutes of the second act.
Topics: Moll, Theatre, John B. Keane, DLIADT, IADT, ISDA, Drama, Ireland, Dublin, Play, SFX
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Jun 25, 2014 Cathal Brennan
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History Matters on Phoenix FM presented by Dr. Brian Hughes.  On this episode, Brian interviews Cathal Brennan about Ireland's answer to the Olympic Games, the Aonach Tailteann.  http://www.theirishstory.com/2011/02/23/the-tailteann-games-1924-1936/#.U3kt0SgbTTo
Topics: Cathal Brennan, Brian Hughes, Irish History, History, Aonach Tailteann, Taliteann Games, J.J....
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This lecture will pose the question of why Patrick Pearse, one of the leading cultural nationalists and educationalists of his day, was willing to support Home Rule in 1914 but at Easter 1916 was proclaimed the President of the Irish Republic declared by the republican insurgents. Brian Crowley is the curator of the Pearse Museum in St Enda’s in Rathfarnham in Dublin. He is the author of Patrick Pearse – A Life in Pictures.
Topics: Patrick Pearse, Brian Crowley, Easter Rising, 1916 Rising, IRA, Sinn Féin, Irish Volunteers,...
The years of the Irish Revolution were also transformative years for Irish women. Women nationalist revolutionaries played a central role in the Rising, the War of Independence and the Civil War. In some quarters the anti-Treaty activists in Cumann na mBan were blamed for the 1922-23 conflict. Citizen Army women in particular have long been held up as models of gender equality. Historian Ann Mathews questions this assumption. Dr. Ann Mathews lectures in NUI Maynooth. She is specialist on...
Topics: Ann Mathews, People's College, IRA, Cumann na mBan, ICA, Irish Citizens Army, Gender, Women,...
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May 8, 2014 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 22 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode the presenters are joined by Dr. Pádraig Lenihan to discuss population changes in Ireland in the Early – Modern period. Dr. Lenihan discusses the Plantations, the Cromwellian Reconquest, Scottish migration during the Williamite era, the famine of 1740 – 41 and the Great Famine of 1845 to 52. Pádraig Lenihan has been a lecturer in history at the National University of Ireland Galway...
Topics: Cathal Brennan, John Dorney, Pádraig Lenihan, Irish History, History, Immigration, Scots - Irish,...
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May 8, 2014 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 23 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode the presenters are joined by Pádraig Yeates and John Borgonovo to discuss the effects of the First World War on Dublin and Cork. Dr. John Borgonovo is an American-born but Cork-based historian. He has written, Spies Informers and the Anti-Sinn Féin Society, The Intelligence war in Cork City, 1920-1921 , on the War of Independence in Cork City. More recently he has written The Battle...
Topics: Irish History, History, Near FM, Cathal Brennan, John Dorney, John Borgonovo, Pádraig Yeates,...
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May 8, 2014 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 24 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode the presenters are joined by Brian Hanley to discuss the murder of Senator Billy Fox in 1974. Dr. Brian Hanley is the author of the IRA – A Documentary History (1919 to 2005), the IRA (1926 to 1936) and, with Scott Millar, The Lost Revolution (The Official IRA and the Workers Party). He is currently working on a history of the Troubles and how it effected the Republic of Ireland.
Topics: Brian Hanley, Cathal Brennan, John Dorney, IRA, Near FM, Irish History, History, The Troubles,...
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May 8, 2014 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 24 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney.  On this episode, John talks about his new book,  'Peace After The Final Battle - The Story of The Irish Revolution 1912 - 1924.'
Topics: John Dorney, Cathal Brennan, Near FM, Irish History, History, Ireland, Dublin, Sinn Féin, IRA,...
This lecture will look at what nationalist revolution meant in Ireland. It will look at non-violent revolutionary mobilisation such as the Dáil Courts and also violent mobilisation of guerrilla warfare by the Irish Republican Army. It will also discuss why the British responses failed to put down the IRA guerrillas or to discredit the Irish Republic declared by the separatists. Dr. John Borgonovo is an American-born but Cork-based historian. He has written, Spies Informers and the Anti-Sinn...
Topics: John Borgonovo, Cork, IRA, Black and Tans, Irish History, Ireland, History, Tom Barry, Auxiliaries,...
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This lecture will discuss the role played by organised labour during the Irish revolution. One aspect of this is the building of a strong nationwide labour movement in the 1917-22 period after the disaster of the 1913 Lockout. The second aspect is the role organised workers played in the nationalist revolution, from the Citizen Army of 1916 to the General Strikes of 1918, 1920 and 1922 in pursuit of self-determination and ‘Soviets’ that sprang up around the country.  Did labour take...
Topics: Ireland, IRA, British, Irish, Trade Unions, ITGWU, Jim Larkin, James Connolly, Socialism,...
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Fifth of a programme of lectures on the Irish Revolution by The People's College. Kieran Glennon's lecture is entitled "Pogrom or Civil War? The north east in the Irish revolution 1920-22." The six north --eastern counties of Ireland separated from the rest in 1920-22 and became Northern Ireland, an autonomous part of the United Kingdom. During this period some 700 people died violently in the north-east of Ireland, predominantly in Belfast. This lecture will look at if this period...
Topics: IRA, Belfast, Northern Ireland, Ireland, British Army, B - Specials, UVF, Loyalists, Republican,...
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Dr. William Murphy  delivers one of the People's College Lectures in the series on the Irish Revolution 1912 - 1923.  From 1916 until 1924, as many as 20,000 men an d women were imprisoned in Ireland, north and south during the Irish Revolutionary period. Will Murphy will tell their story. Will Murphy is a lecturer in Irish Studies at the Mater Dei Institute of Education, Dublin City University. He is a co-editor of The Gaelic Athletic Association, 1884-2009 (2009). His Political Imprisonment...
Topics: William Murphy, Will Murphy, People's College, ICTU, IRA, Kilmainham Gaol, Mountjoy, Suffragettes,...
Sixth of a programme of lectures on the Irish Revolution by The People's College. Padraig Óg Ó Ruairc's lecture is entitled "Truce and Treaty and the Parting of the Ways, War and Peace in Ireland July 1921-July 1922." In theory the truce declared on July 11, 1921 between Irish republican and British forces inaugurated a period of peace in Ireland that was concluded with the signing of the Anglo Irish Treaty in 1921. In fact it saw continued political violence throughout the country...
Topics: Truce, Pádraig Óg Ó Ruairc, Sinn Féin, IRA, Black and Tans, British Army, USC, Northern...
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Seventh of a programme of lectures on the Irish Revolution by The People's College. John Dorney's lecture is entitled 'Brother against Brother' -- Political violence in the Irish Civil War 1922-23 The Irish Civil War of 1922-23, when Irish nationalists fought each other over the Anglo-Irish Treaty remained for a long time a taboo subject in Irish memory. This lecture will look at the nature and extent of violence during the civil war, from conventional fighting to guerrilla warfare to reprisal...
Topics: Irish History, John Dorney, Irish Civil War, Sinn Féin, IRA, Irish Free State, Peoples' College...
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Nov 6, 2013 Cathal Brennan
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Stoneybatter and Smithfield Peoples History Project presents The Story of the Irish Citizen Army.  The talk was delivered by Dr. Brian Hanley in the Cobblestone pub in Smithfield to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the ICA.  Brian was introduced by Alan MacSimoin of the Stoneybatter and Smithfield Peoples History Project.  The audio recording also includes a Q and A with the audience. Talk was recorded on the 2nd of November 2013.
Topics: Brian Hanley, ICA, Irish Citizen Army, IRA, ITGWU, Socialism, Constance Markieviez, Liberty Hall,...
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Nov 2, 2013 Cathal Brennan
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Near FM's The Week in Review looks at the famous escape by helicopter of three Provisional IRA prisoners from Dublin's Mountjoy Jail on the 31st of October 1973.  Presenter Declan Ralph is joined by Cathal Brennan of the Irish History Show on Near FM to discuss the 40th anniversary of the escape.  Broadcast on the 2nd of November 2013.
Topics: Near FM, Cathal Brennan, Declan Ralph, The Week in Review, Dublin, Mountjoy Jail, The Troubles,...
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On Thursday, August 22nd, Aidan Beatty delivered a lecture in the Irish Jewish Museum in Walworth Road, Portobello, Dublin, entitled 'Language and the Nationalist Return to History: A Comparison of the Hebrew and Gaelic Revivals.' Aidan Beatty studied History and Political Science at Trinity College Dublin and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and has an MA in Modern Jewish History from the University of Chicago. He is currently completing a PhD on Irish and Jewish history.
Topics: Aidan Beatty, Irish - Jewish Museum, Hebrew, Yiddish, Gaelic, Irish, Gaeilge, Jew, Jewish, Israel,...
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Aug 14, 2013 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 19 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode, John Dorney talks to Dr. Conor Mulvagh about the history of the Irish Parliamentary Party.  Conor Mulvagh is a lecturer in UCD and an editorial assistant at Documents of Irish Foreign Policy.  Join us on facebook on www.facebook.com/theirishhistoryshow
Topics: Irish History, Ireland, Near FM, History, Home Rule, Irish Parliamentary Party, John Dillon, John...
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Aug 5, 2013 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 18 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode, John Dorney discusses the Irish Civil War with Professor Gavin Foster of the Department of Canadian – Irish Studies at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. Foster will talk not only about the historical context of the Irish Civil War but equally about the impact its achievements and challenges have had on the modern Irish society.
Topics: Cathal Brennan, John Dorney, Irish History, History, Irish Civil War, IRA, Free State, Ireland,...
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Jul 2, 2013 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 17 of the Irish History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney.  On this episode we are joined by Irish American historian, author and poet, John Kearns, to discuss the Molly Maguires.  The Molly Maguires were a secret society based among the Irish miners in the anthracite coal fields in northern Pennsylvania in the 1860s and 1870s.
Topics: Near FM, Cathal Brennan, John Dorney, John Kearns, Molly Maguires, History, Irish History, Irish...
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Dr. Brian Hanley delivering a paper entitled '1935: Remember Belfast', Anti-Protestant agitation in the Irish Free State to the UCD History Society on the 25th of March 2013.
Topics: Irish Free State, Ireland, Belfast, Limerick, Dublin, Ballina, Clones, Sectarianism, Bigotry,...
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May 22, 2013 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 16 of the History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney.  On this episode we are joined by Shane Kenna to discuss the Irish National Invincibles and the Fenian Dynamite Campaign of the 1880s.
Topics: Irish History, The History Show, History, Near FM, Near 90FM, Cathal Brennan, John Dorney, Shane...
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Apr 23, 2013 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 15 of the History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney.  On this episode we are joined by the author Kevin McCarthy to discuss his use of the Irish Revolutionary period for his novels.
Topics: The History Show, Irish History, Near FM, History, Dublin, Ireland, War of Independence, Peeler,...
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Mar 29, 2013 Cathal Brennan
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Episode fourteen of the History Show on Near FM presented by John Dorney and Cathal Brennan.  On today’s episode we’re joined by Fionnula Walsh of Trinity College Dublin to discuss Irish women and World War 1. In Ireland, the First World War saw not only participation in the global conflict but also the beginnings of nationalist revolution. What did all of this mean for Irish women? Fionnuala Walsh tracks the advances made by women during the war – working in factories, contributing to...
Topics: The History Show, Irish History, Near FM, John Dorney, Cathal Brennan, Fionnula Walsh, Feminism,...
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Mar 29, 2013 Cathal Brennan
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Episode thirteen of the History Show on Near FM presented by John Dorney and Cathal Brennan.  On today’s episode we’re joined by Dr. Brian Hanley of University College Dublin.  Dr. Brian Hanley is the author of The IRA – A documentary History, 1919 – 2005; The IRA, 1926 – 1936; and with Scott Millar, The Lost Revolution, The Story of the Official IRA and the Workers’ Party. In the first half of the show, John interviews Brian about the IRA during the Emergency (World War II)....
Topics: The History Show, Irish History, History, Ireland, Belfast, Dublin, IRA, Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin,...
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Mar 26, 2013
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Mark Hoskins discusses the campaign against the household tax on Near FM.
Topics: Near FM, Dublin, Ireland, Household Tax
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Feb 27, 2013 Cathal Brennan
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Episode Twelve of the History Show on Near FM presented by John Dorney and Cathal Brennan. In this episode we are joined by Aidan Beatty, a PhD student from the University of Chicago to talk about his research on the links between Irish nationalism and Zionism.
Topics: The History Show, Irish History, Near FM, Audio, Radio, Ireland, Irish, Nationalism, Robert...
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Jan 17, 2013 Cathal Brennan
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Episode Eleven of the History Show on Near FM presented by John Dorney and Cathal Brennan. In this episode, John Dorney speaks to Dr. John M. Regan of the University of Dundee about Revisionism, Peter Hart and the History Wars in Ireland.
Topics: Near FM, Near 90FM, Irish History, Cathal Brennan, History, John M. Regan, John Regan, John Dorney,...
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Oct 22, 2012 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 10 of the History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this epsiode we talk to Dr. Conor McCabe of the UCD School of Social Justice about the southern Irish economy since partition.
Topics: The History Show, Irish History, Near FM, Dublin, Ireland, Economy, Economics, Politics, Conor...
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Oct 15, 2012 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 9 of the History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. In the first part of the show, Alex O'Fhailghigh talks about radicalism in the Irish community in Scotland. In the second part of the show, Padraig Lenihan talks about the historiography of early - modern Ireland.
Topics: The History Show, Irish History, Dublin, Ireland, Near FM, History, Scotland, Sectarianism,...
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Oct 10, 2012 Cathal Brennan
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On this episode of the History Show on Near FM Cathal Brennan talks to Alex O'Fhailghigh about Irish radicalism in Scotland.
Topics: The History Show, Irish History, Near FM, Dublin, Ireland, Scotland, James Connolly, Land League,...
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Jul 23, 2012 Cathal Brennan
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Episode eight of the History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode, we discuss the 1913 Lockout in Dublin with journalist and historian Pádraig Yeates.
Topics: Near FM, Near 90FM, Dublin, Ireland, Socialism, Syndicalism, ITGWU, James Larkin, William Martin...
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May 17, 2012 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 7 of the History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode, we discuss Fascism and Anti - Fascism in Ireland, in particular the Blueshirts and Fine Gael. We were joined by Dr. Fearghal McGarry of Queen's University Belfast and Dr. Brian Hanley from the University of Liverpool.
Topics: Near FM, Near 90FM, Dublin, Ireland, Irish History, Fascism, Anti - Fascism, Blueshirts, Fine Gael,...
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May 17, 2012 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 6 of the History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode, we are joined by Professor David Fitzpatrick of Trinity College Dublin. Professor Fitzpatrick has just edited a collection of essays called Terror in Ireland - 1916 to 1923 by the Trinity History Workshop. In the second half of the show we are joined by Dr. Micheál Ó Siochrú of Trinity College Dublin. Dr. Ó Siochrú is a lecturer in Early Modern Irish history.In the interview, Dr. Ó...
Topics: Near FM, Near 90FM, Dublin, Ireland, Community Radio, Irish History, Terror, Terrorism, 1916,...
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Apr 17, 2012 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 5 of the History Show on Near 90fm. On this episode, Cathal Brennan is joined by Fearghal McGarry, Róisín Higgins and John Dorney to discuss the 1916 Rising in Dublin.
Topics: 1916, Easter Rising, Irish Volunteers, Irish Citizen Army, GPO, Dublin, Ireland, British Army,...
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Apr 15, 2012 Cathal Brennan
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On the third episode of the History Show, John Dorney talks to Professor Eunan Ó Halpin about the project, The Dead of the Irish Revolution which seeks to determine, for the first time, how many people were killed in the Irish revolution of 1916-1923. The Dead of the Irish Revolution by Eunan Ó Halpin and Daithí Ó Corráin will be published in 2012. In the second half of the show, Cathal Brennan talks to Eve Morrisson about her research with the Bureau of Military History.
Topics: Bureau of Military History, Cathal Brennan, Civil War, Dead of the Irish Revolution, Eunan...
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Apr 15, 2012 Cathal Brennan
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Episode 4 of the History Show presented by John Dorney and Cathal Brennan. In this episode Aoife MacCormac talks about the Spanish Flu and the Bubonic Plague and their effect on Ireland and James Durney talks about when Aungier Street became known as the Dardenelles.
Topics: Near FM, Near 90fm, Aungier Street, Bubonic Plague, Cathal Brennan, Dublin, Epidemic, History,...
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Jan 26, 2012 Cathal Brennan
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Second episode of The History Show on Near90 FM. The History Show is presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney and in this episode they are joined by Ciaran Wallace and Rhona McCord. This episode deals with the history of local government in Dublin.
Topics: History, Ireland, Dublin, Near FM, Near90 FM, Community Radio, local government, Dublin...
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Jan 5, 2012 Cathal Brennan
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First of a new series on Near90 FM. The History Show is presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney and this week's programme focuses on the Irish Civil War. John is also joined by John Borgonovo to talk about his new book about the Civil War in Cork.
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Topics: History, Ireland, Dublin, Civil War, Cork, Borgonovo, Dorney, Near fm, Near90 fm, Irish History
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Dec 6, 2011 Cathal Brennan
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Presenter Dermot Brangan is joined in the studio by Sinn Féin Cllr Larry O' Toole, Brenda Doris of The People's Convention (CPPC), recent graduate Cathal Brennan and and Fianna Fáil Peace Comissioner Dick O'Leary. Produced by Ray Burke Engineered by Tony Captain.
Topics: Between the Lines, Near 90FM, Dublin, Ireland, Community Radio, Current Affairs, Politics
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Dec 6, 2011 Cathal Brennan
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Presenter Dermot Brangan was joined in the studio by History Graduate Cathal Brennan, Freelance Journalist Ultan Monahan and Fianna Fáil Peace commissioner Dick O'Leary. The panel discussed the Government's decision to close Ireland's embassies to the Vatican, Iran, and its representative office in Timor Leste, as will as Military Barracks closures here in Ireland.
Topics: Near 90FM, Dublin, Ireland, Current Affairs, Vatican, Barracks Closures, Community Radio
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Dec 6, 2011 Cathal Brennan
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Presenter Katherine Gibney was joined in the studio by the Deputy Editor of the University Times (Trinity College's Student Newspaper) Rónán Burtenshaw, history graduate Cathal Brennan and broadcaster Dermot Brangan. We spoke about cuts to education in the context of changes made to college students maintenance grants. We also talked about the sale of semi state companies.
Topics: Between the Lines, Dublin, Ireland, Near 90FM, Community Radio, Student Maintenance, State Assets
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Oct 30, 2011 Cathal Brennan
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Alan Braddish presents a discussion of the Irish General Election 2011 as the votes are being counted. Broadcast on the Dublin North East community radio station, Near90 FM.
Topics: Irish General Election, Ireland, Dublin, Election, Dáil, Near90 FM, Near FM, Radio, TD, Government
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The Raymond Crotty Memorial Lecture. 15th October 2011. Rancher and Banking Interests in the Modern Irish Economy. Presented by Dr. Conor McCabe. Hosted by the People's Movement in the Ireland Institute on Pearse Street in Dublin.
Topics: Conor McCabe, Raymond Crotty, Bankers, Ranchers, Dublin, Ireland, People's Movement, Economy
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Sep 19, 2009 Cathal Brennan
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Cathal Brennan of Near90fm interviews Dr. Colm McQuinn of the Fingal County Archive. First broadcast on Radio Clubs on Near90fm www.near.ie in 2006. Produced, presented and edited by Cathal Brennan
Topics: Near90fm, Near FM, Cathal Brennan, Dublin, Fingal, Ireland, Colm McQuinn, Archive, Local History
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Aug 13, 2009 Cathal Brennan
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Cathal Brennan of Near90fm interviews Joe Higgins of the Socialist Party about his travels in South America making the TG4 Documentary 'Che'. From the TG4 website: "More than just a handsome face on a million t-shirts... Ernesto Che Guevara - possibly the single most iconic figure of the 20th century. More than just a handsome face on a million t-shirts, he remains a symbol of revolutionary struggle against imperialism and injustice. 50 years ago, Che Guevara emerged from the Cuban...
Topics: Near90fm, Joe Higgins, Socialist Party, CWI, Ireland, Che Guevara, Chile, Bolivia, Argentina, Cuba,...
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Aug 11, 2009 Cathal Brennan
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Cathal Brennan of Near90fm interviews Dr. Micheál Ó Siochrú of Trinity College Dublin. Dr. Ó Siochrú is a lecturer in Early Modern Irish history.In the interview, Dr. Ó Siochrú talks about the causes of the 1641 rebellion in Ireland. First broadcast on Near90fm www.near.ie Produced, presented and edited by Cathal Brennan.
Topics: Near90fm, Dr. Micheal Ó Siochrú, Trinity College Dublin, Cathal Brennan, Ireland, 1641 Rebellion,...
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Jul 23, 2009 Cathal Brennan
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Cathal Brennan of Near90fm interviews Eve Morrison. Eve is a postgraduate history student who is completing her PhD thesis in Trinity College Dublin.In the interview, Eve describes her research work in the Bureau of Military History in Dublin. The Bureau contains interviews with activists who were involved in the War of Independence and the Civil War. First broadcast on Near90fm www.near.ie Produced, presented and edited by Cathal Brennan.
Topics: Near90fm, Eve Morrisson, Ireland, History, War of Independence, Civil War, Irish Volunteers, Irish...
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Jul 9, 2009 Cathal Brennan
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First broadcast on Near90FM (www.near.ie)on the 27th July 2007. This show features an interview with Howth resident Brian Doyle. Brian is a community representative on the Howth Peninsula Drug Awareness Group and a member of Coir Iasca Eireann (The National Fisherman's Co-Op) and is a founder director of the Howth - Sutton Community Council. This programme was presented, produced and edited by Cathal Brennan.
Topics: Near90FM, Dublin, Ireland, Brian Doyle, Cathal Brennan
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Jun 10, 2009 Cathal Brennan
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Cathal Brennan interviews Joe Miller from Baldolye. Joe is a volunteer with Special Olympics Ireland. First broadcast on Near90fm www.near.ie
Topics: Cathal Brennan, Joe Miller, Special Olympics, Near90fm, Dublin, Ireland
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Jan 9, 2009 Cathal Brennan
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Radio documentary from Near90fm about volunteering in north east Dublin looking at the Howth Sutton Community Council. The interviewees are Charles Sargent and Raymond Sexton. This programme was first broadcast on NEAR 90FM www.nearfm.ie in 2007. The programme was presented, produced and edited by Cathal Brennan.
Topics: Near90fm, Dublin, Ireland, Howth, Sutton
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Sep 24, 2008 Cathal Brennan
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Majority World, first broadcast on NEAR 90FM on the 28th August 2008. This week's programme deals with the conflict between Georgia and Russia. Produced, presented and edited by Cathal Brennan.
Topics: Majority World, NEAR 90FM, Cathal Brennan, Georgia, Russia, Dublin, Ireland.
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Aug 15, 2008 Cathal Brennan
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Majority World on NEAR90fm from the 14th August 2008. The show was presented by Cathal Brennan and the guest was Michael O'Brien from the Socialist Party. Michael discusses the current political situation in Latin America.
Topics: Majority World, NEAR90fm, Dublin, Ireland, Latin America, Cathal Brennan, Michael O'Brien,...
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Jul 1, 2008 Cathal Brennan
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First broadcast on NEAR90fm www.near.ie . The show features an interview with Diarmuid O'Cathsaigh. This show was produced, presented and edited by Cathal Brennan.
Topics: Near 90 FM, Radio Documentary, Howth Pennisula Heritage Society, Diarmuid O'Cathsaigh, Cathal...
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Jun 26, 2008 Cathal Brennan
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Radio documentary about the St. Benedict's Multimedia group from Kilbarrack. The group co-ordinator, Gerry Doyle, talks about the group and their recent exhibition of photographs in Coolock Library. First broadcast on Near90fm www.nearfm.ie Presented, produced and edited by Cathal Brennan.
Topic: Kilbarrack St. Benedicts NEAR 90 FM Radio Photography Dublin Belfast Derry Murals
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Jun 26, 2008 Cathal Brennan
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Radio Documentary about the International Festival of Piping and Drumming that took place in Malahide on the 11th - 13th May 2007. Radio Documentary about the International Festival of Piping and Drumming that took place in Malahide on the 11th - 13th May 2007. This programme was first broadcast on NEAR 90FM www.nearfm.ie The programme was presented, produced and edited by Cathal Brennan.
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